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A Buddhist Bible By Dwight Goddard
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The Buddhist Bible was published by Dwight Goddard, a pioneer in the American Zen Buddhist movement. It contains edited versions of foundational Buddhist texts designed to provide spiritual seekers... More > with the heart of the Zen message. Goddard hoped to bring a new and deep understanding to light. His mission was not only to explain Buddhism to his fellow Americans but to show how the ancient religion could be made relevant to modern problems. The Buddhist Bible made a huge impact when it was published and is known to have influenced the views of iconic Beat author Jack Kerouac.< Less
The Robbie Touch By Donal Baird
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This is about a naval officer who was offered the U.S. Legion of Honor, wore prestigious medals and pioneered participative management in his ships. Yet he was not above sailing brazenly into harbor... More > flying a flag carrying a lewd message in Eskimo hieroglyphics and sending saucy signals to his superiors. Long Robbie Robertson was a Canadian navy captain who charted the Northwest Passage, sailed the first large vessel through it, and was a key advisor in Arctic navigation to the U.S. Navy, commanding it's eastern supply mission for the DEW Line early warning system. In a colorful career he fought dangerous ammunition fires and sailed in square-riggers and nuclear submarines.< Less
The Robbie Touch By Donal Baird
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This is about a naval officer who was offered the U.S. Legion of Honor, wore prestigious medals and pioneered participative management in his ships. Yet he was not above sailing brazenly into harbor... More > flying a flag carrying a lewd message in Eskimo hieroglyphics and sending saucy signals to his superiors. Long Robbie Robertson was a Canadian navy captain who charted the Northwest Passage, sailed the first large vessel through it, and was a key advisor in Arctic navigation to the U.S. Navy, commanding it's eastern supply mission for the DEW Line early warning system. In a colorful career he fought dangerous ammunition fires and sailed in square-riggers and nuclear submarines.< Less
On Being a Broad Church By J W Rogerson
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The Broad Church tradition in the Church of England owes much to the mid-19th century pioneers F. D. Maurice, Charles Kingsley and F. W. Robertson. Their vision was Biblical, Evangelical and Catholic... More > with a strong sense of the role of the National Church in seeking to bring every aspect of public and private life in England and Wales under the lordship of God. John Rogerson is an Anglican priest and international authority on the Old Testament. This edition of five short lectures provides a fascinating exploration of the history and theology of the Broad Church movement, showing its deep relevance to the life and mission of the Church today.< Less
Mormonism: The Islam of America By Bruce Kinney
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CONTENTS: History of the Mormons--The Sacred Books of the Mormons--Organization and Methods of the Mormon Church--Mormonism as a Religion--Mormonism as a Life--Missions Among the... More > Mormons--Appendix--Bibliography--Resume of the History of Mormon Polygamy--Covenant on Polygamy. ILLUSTRATIONS: Statue to Brigham Young and the Pioneers--First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: President John Henry Smith, President Joseph F. Smith, President Anton H. Lund--Interior Mormon Tabernacle--Temple and Grounds, Salt Lake City--Saltair Pavilion on Great Salt Lake--Interior Saltair Pavilion.< Less
e-ASTROGAM scientific workshop By Alessandro De Angelis
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e-ASTROGAM (enhanced ASTROGAM) is a breakthrough Observatory space mission dedicated to the study of the Universe using gamma-rays in the mostly unexplored and crucial MeV-GeV energy range.... More > e-ASTROGAM has been proposed for the ESA M5 mission. Thanks to its performance in the MeV-GeV domain, substantially improving its predecessors, e-ASTROGAM will open a new window on the non-thermal Universe, making pioneering observations of the most powerful Galactic and extragalactic sources. e-ASTROGAM will also determine the origin of key isotopes fundamental for the understanding of supernova explosion and the chemical evolution of our Galaxy. e-ASTROGAM has already collected the interest of more that 350 scientists from 19 different countries. About 100 scientists met in Padua from February 28 to March 2, 2017, to discuss some of the more relevant scientific aspects of the mission. This book collects their contributions.< Less
e-ASTROGAM scientific workshop By Alessandro De Angelis et al.
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e-ASTROGAM (enhanced ASTROGAM) is a breakthrough Observatory space mission dedicated to the study of the Universe using gamma-rays in the mostly unexplored and crucial MeV-GeV energy range.... More > e-ASTROGAM has been proposed for the ESA M5 mission. Thanks to its performance in the MeV-GeV domain, substantially improving its predecessors, e-ASTROGAM will open a new window on the non-thermal Universe, making pioneering observations of the most powerful Galactic and extragalactic sources. e-ASTROGAM will also determine the origin of key isotopes fundamental for the understanding of supernova explosion and the chemical evolution of our Galaxy. e-ASTROGAM has already collected the interest of more that 350 scientists from 19 different countries. About 100 scientists met in Padua from February 28 to March 2, 2017, to discuss some of the more relevant scientific aspects of the mission. This book collects their contributions.< Less
TALES OF BUFFALO COMMONS collection By Gary Davidson
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BEFORE THERE WAS A TEAM THERE WAS ONE MISSION THAT STARTED IT ALL... Depopulation, ecological and economic strife result in the Great Plains of America being left to nature; creating a vast nature... More > preserve known as BUFFALO COMMONS. When wealth returns to the rest of the world this new frontier becomes a target for a new breed of homesteaders. But the pioneers of the 23rd Century discover not everyone had left; and those who remained will protect their meagre birthrights with their lives. But no sooner has a future World Government attempted to restore order to this new Wild West than old foes choose this time to start a proxy war in the middle of America. For the first time ALL FOUR BOOKS of the Buffalo Commons saga are collected together, allowing readers to join FINNEGAN, BALE, TOPPER, JOULES, GILMORE and others from the FINNEGAN'S SQUAD™ universe as they're caught in the crossfire between past and future, tradition and progress, even war and peace in the vast rediscovered frontier of BUFFALO COMMONS.< Less
Noah's Pit Stop By Simon Young
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Professor Leif Hansen, a wealthy Danish botanist, builds a pioneer ecovillage for scientists to begin research into lichen that could one day produce oxygen on Mars for future space missions. NASA... More > agrees to help with the project and finds a suitable location for his research in Namibia, South West Africa, where he and his fellow ecovillagers can research permaculture, eco-living, and getting back in touch with Mother Nature. Unknown to him a cabal founded by surviving Nazis are planning World War Three and some of their members plan to take it by force as a haven. As the nuclear holocaust threatens their existence, the villagers resort to extreme measures to defend their precious oasis in the desert that they have strived for years to build, while battling both local militia and mercenaries. But what if the green revolution isn't what we think it is?< Less
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